Vineet Kumar is an Indian actor. The veteran actor from National School of Drama, is known for his works in Hindi, English and Telugu language films and Television. He is best known for his works in films such as Masaan, Drohkaal, Kachche Dhaage, Aks, Yeh Dil, Soch and Shool. His Hollywood assignments include Return to Rajapur with Lynn Collins; Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain with Martin Sheen and Mischa Barton. He has also appeared in a number of Telugu, Tamil and Bhojpuri films. He received critical acclaim for his work in the Telugu film Vikramarkudu.
|Education||Patna Collegiate School, Patna|
Bihar National College, Patna University
National School of Drama
|Parent(s)||Saheb Lal Srivastava (Father) |
Prabha Srivastava (Mother)
|Relatives||Sunit Kumar (Brother)|
|Awards||Indian Television Academy Awards, 2016|
Kumar currently lives in Mumbai and is married to Manoranjan Dhaliwal who teaches ESL at Princess Noura University in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. He loves photography and is an amateur photographer as well. He is younger brother of Bihar Cadre IPS officer Sunit Kumar.
He has appeared in a number of Hindi films. These include Drohkaal, Kachche Dhaage, Aks, Yeh Dil, Soch and Shool. Apart from Bollywood movies, he has also worked on Hollywood assignments such as Return to Rajapur with Lynn Collins; Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain with Martin Sheen and Mischa Barton. He has also appeared in a number of Telugu, Tamil and Bhojpuri movies. He received critical acclaim for his work in the Telugu movie Vikramarkudu.
He has worked with veteran directors like Govind Nihalani, Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, Prakash Jha and Ram Gopal Varma, among others. Apart from being a well known face on Indian Television, Vineet is well respected by actors and directors of enviable stature.
He received positive reviews for his work in Masaan and has been termed 'Brilliant' for his role as a professional cremator. Masaan was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival winning two awards.
Awards, honours and recognitionEdit
|1998||Hazaar Chaurasi Ki Maa|
|2003||Yeh Dil||Mithuwa Yadav|
|Ek Din 24 Ghante||Mr. Patel|
|2005||Pehchaan: The Face of Truth||Ajay Lal|
|2006||Strings - Bound by faith||Pujari|
|Dil Se Pooch Kidhar Jaana Hai|
|2012||Ata Pata Laapata||Hawaldar||Release Date – 2 November 2012|
|2013||Janta V/S Janardan - Bechara Aam Aadmi|
|Club 60||Sinha||Release Date – 6 December 2013|
|2014||Manjunath||SP Zaki Ahmad||Release Date – 9 May 2014|
|2015||Masaan||Dom Raja||India Release - 24 July 2015|
|2016||Subah Ke Pehle||Short Film|
|2017||Yahan Sabhi Gyani Hain|
|Laal Jalti Hai Chita||Short Film - Voice|
|Roam Rome Mein|
|Ramprasad Ki Tehrvi|
|Maharani||Gauri Shankar Pandey||Web series|
|2022||The Great Indian Murder||Ambika Prasad||Web Series|
|Nirmal Pathak Ki Ghar Wapsi||Neta Ji||web series|
|2010||Rama Rama Krishna Krishna||Pawar|
|Velayudham||Ulaganthan (Supporting Antagonist)||Tamil|
|Brother of Bommali|
|2016||Sardaar Gabbar Singh|
|Touch Chesi Chudu||Keshava Prasad|
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|2006||Return to Rajapur||Lal|
|2014||Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain||Choudhury|
|2015||Fly Away Solo||Cannes Release - 19 May 2015|
|Year||TV series||Role||Other notes|
|2016 - 2017||Jaana Na Dil Se Door||Kailash Kashyap||Star Plus - May 9, 2016|
|2014 - 2015||Maha Kumbh (TV series)||Khoye Paye Pandey||Life Ok|
|2012||Chidiya Ghar||Sudama||Sab TV – Episodes: 216–222|
|2010||Hum - Ek Chote Gaon Ki Badi Kahani||DD National|
|2010||Lapataganj||Kachua Chacha||Sab TV|
|2003||Yeh Public Hai Sab Jaanti Hai||Sab TV|
|2003||Kabhie Kabhie||Zee TV|
|2002||Ramkhelawan C.M. & Family||Ramkhelawan C.M.||Sab TV|
|–||Hum Bhi Hain Tumhare|
|–||Ab Ayega Mazaa|
|–||Ek Din Ki Wardi|
Awards and nominationsEdit
|2003||Indian Telly Awards||Best Actor in a Comic Role (Male)||Ramkhilawan CM & Family||Nominated|||
|2016||Indian Television Academy Awards||Best Actor in a Negative Role||Jaana Na Dil Se Door||Won|||
- Vineet Kumar's Profile on IMDB
- National School of Drama alumni list of 1989
- Vineet's mantra of success
- "Ramkhilavan kin faces action - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 23 September 2017.
- Masaan Review on KoiMoi
- Masaan Reviews
- "2015 Official Selection". Cannes. Retrieved 16 April 2015.
- "Screenings Guide". Festival de Cannes. 6 May 2015. Retrieved 8 May 2015.
- "'Masaan' - Movie Review". No. Post.Jagran.com. Retrieved 24 July 2015.
- "Indian Television Academy Awards 2016".
- N, Anjum (7 November 2003). "Run Nandita, run". Rediff. Retrieved 9 April 2009.
- "rediff.com Movies: Box Office -- Hits & Misses for the week ending November 11, 2003". www.rediff.com. Retrieved 3 June 2021.
- Eik Dasttak (2007), retrieved 30 December 2017
- Ata Pata Laapata on IMDB
- Ata Pata Laapata Cast and Crew – IMDB
- Mahurat of Club 60
- Club 60 on IMDB
- "Subah Ke Pehle". Pet Project Films. Retrieved 10 September 2019.
- "Laal Jalti Hai Chita". Pet Project Films. Retrieved 10 September 2019.
- "Brother of Bommali review. Brother of Bommali Telugu movie review, story, rating - IndiaGlitz Telugu". IndiaGlitz.com. Retrieved 30 December 2017.
- "Inttelligent movie review: Sai Dharam Tej's film showcases an outdated format, stale humour- Entertainment News, Firstpost". Firstpost. Retrieved 9 March 2018.
- admin (2 February 2018). "Touch Chesi Chudu - Movie Review". telugucinema.com. Retrieved 9 March 2018.
- Return to Rajapur – IMDB
- 'Hum Log' to come in a new avtar in Doordarshan
- Hum – A new Hum Log relaunches in Doordarshan’
- Lapataganj's getting ‘real’
- Look who’s throwing attitude
- Lapataganj – Sharad Joshi ki Kahaniyoon ka pata
- Yeh Public hai sab jaanti hai – The Sunday Tribune
- TV serial on Laloo touches a raw nerve[Usurped!]
- "The Indian Telly Awards 2003 : Nominees for the Popular Awards". tellyawards.indiantelevision.com. Retrieved 7 February 2018.
- "16th Annual Indian Television Academy Awards".
- "List of winners from the Indian Television Academy Awards 2016". The Times of India.